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The Souls of Black Folk - W.E.B. Du Bois, Donald B. Gibson, Monica M. Elbert, Monica E. Elbert
The Souls of Black Folk
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Du Bois' 1903 collection of essays is a thoughtful, articulate exploration of the moral and intellectual issues surrounding the perception of blacks within American society.
Du Bois' 1903 collection of essays is a thoughtful, articulate exploration of the moral and intellectual issues surrounding the perception of blacks within American society.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140189988 (014018998X)
ASIN: 014018998X
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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Linda78
Linda78 rated it
4.0 The Souls of Black Folk (Audiobook)
This was at times deeply moving and at other times a little on the dry side, so I had a hard time paying attention. Still, there's no doubt this is an important set of essays and social studies of the turn of the century (1900s) and the lives of black people living at that time. Only 40 years had pa...
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UNICORN PORN FOR ALL rated it
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Larsen describes him as "peppery," and I like that. He's civil, but he's quietly laying haymakers. It's an important book. To a depressing extent, when we talk about racial injustice these days, we're still repeating DuBois.It is nonfiction - essays on the challenges Blacks face in the wake of the C...
wallerdc
wallerdc rated it
This is a must-read, especially if you live in America.
globulon
globulon rated it
I read an excerpt from this in a class and have wanted to come back to it since then. The book is somewhat different than I expected it to be. I thought it would be more of a philosophico-poetic treatise on the nature of being black in America. It actually is a series of linked essays. These ran...
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